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“They Don’t Pay Me to Look Good” in Service Delivery

The second component that makes up our customers’ service experience is how the service is conducted – the smile on the tech’s face, the cleanliness of the work area, the quality of the repair description and even how the technicians chooses to present him or herself. This is called the service delivery.

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Step 4 of a Proactive Service® Culture – A Clear Opportunity Process

The technician had found a problem with a key piece of equipment and recommended to the customer that it be replaced as soon as possible. The customer asked the technician to have someone get in touch with him with pricing and installation information for the replacement. The technician reported the opportunity on the work order along with the request for a follow-up call by the salesperson responsible for the account. Unknown to the service tech, the information did not get to the salesperson and no one followed up.

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Step 2 in Creating Proactive Service® – Knowing Customers’ Business Goals

The second step to creating a Proactive Service focus for your field service team is to encourage them to get to know your customers’ business goals. At first glance this may seem a bit off of the beaten path of the technical nature of their job, but it is critical in providing a higher level of service. A technician who understands the business goals and challenges faced by the customer will be attuned to opportunities to help their customers achieve them.

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Creating the Service Experience Part 2 – CMCEF Webinar Series

I am pleased to share information about the next webinar in the CMCEF Webinar Series Transforming the Service Experience called Creating the Service Experience which will take place Tuesday, February 12th, 2013. This webinar will examine the challenges of transforming the service experience and discuss how these challenges can be addressed to ensure success. At the end of this seminar, participants will understand the challenges they will likely have to confront when transforming their own service experience and can use this information to create a plan to address them within their own firms. I hope you can attend!

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Transforming Your Customer’s Service Experience

Welcome to my new Baston’s Blog – Transforming the Service Experience!   Baston’s blog is a regular resource of ideas, tools and strategies to help you transform the service experience you are providing to your customers and reap the resulting rewards

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